Come and paint with us in this idyllic setting among the rolling hills of Glen Afton, set just outside New Cumnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland.

Do you want to enjoy painting in a tranquil setting?

Call Julie Winter to discuss your requirements: 01290 332548 / 07543783317

Scroll to the bottom of this page to explore pricing options.

In the art studio there are ample materials to for artists of different levels of ability. Whatever your preference we have a wide selection of materials to entise you such as: oil or acrylic paint with brushes or pallet knives, watercolour and silk paints using experimental techniques, machine embroidery on painted canvas/calico, and for those interested in 3D works of art there is clay and a wide selection of glazes.

Julia loved every minute of her stay and art experience.

The immediate environment is totally inspirational and there are many places of interest to visit.  The laptop can read SD Cards and links to the TV for a wide screen slideshow. Viewing this way also helps with composition and effect.

A quick demonstration by Julie Winter.

Julia worked hard to perfect her pallet knife painting.

The B & B doubles as a gallery where visitors can display their work alongside previous guests’ artwork.

Julie an artist herself will be on hand to support your art interests. Depending on your needs she can give appropriate tuition and demonstrate techniques you might like to try.

Each individual full day costs £100. This price includes, tuition and support, meals and one night’s accommodation.  The materials  provided within the price will support the average appetite for productivity, however, should an artist have a very prolific style of working, more materials can be purchased at cost.  Each day the breakfast room doubles as a studio, which is ready for artists to use from 10.30 am – 12.30 pm. After a light lunch, studio time recommences until 4.30 pm. After your evening meal there is time to relax and reflect on the activities of the day. Participants who wish to enjoy a glass of wine will find a wide selection can be purchased locally.

For those who want to develop their skills and enjoy a full week we have a discounted price of £600, which gives you one completely free day. This option includes a trip into Glasgow to visit the city center galleries. The Burell Collection at Pollockshaw and The Kelvingrove Museum and Gallery are truly wonderful and very stimulating   -a definite must!

A discounted rate applies to 3 or 4 night stays and works out at £270 and £360 respectively.

Other guests accompanying you who do not use the art facilities will be charged at the rate of £28.00 per person per night, which includes breakfast. Meals are charged at £12.00 for two courses and £15.00 for three courses.

The art experience is family friendly. Children are welcome to join in with the art activities when accompanied by an adult. Children under twelve year olds can experience art in the house at a cost of £40.00 per canvas,  over twelve’s will be charged £60.00 to be involved with the art experience. Their work can complement interests from their schools or be brand new experiences. These prices include meals.

Children staying for the bed and breakfast only incur a cost of £10 under twelve and £25.00 twelve and over. A two course meal costs £7.50 for children under twelve.

To book your painting holiday call Julie on 01290 332548

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